Author Mike Tidwell in The Ravaging Tide argues that more Katrinas are in our future but that we can arrest climate change by quickly breaking the fossil fuel habit. Topics: warming, climate, fossil fuels
Fossil fuels-oil, coal, and natural gas-are running out quickly, and since much of the world's power depends on these resources, in the next few hundred years this could be a major problem. However, if we aren't more careful about the way we use these natural resources, we won't have to worry about that; the world won't survive that long. The burning of fossil fuels pollute the environment in many ways, including contributing to the greenhouse effect and producing harmful by-products that are... Topics: fossil fuels, acid rain
A recent development in the retail distribution of fuel oil to individual residences and to mobile homes involves the use of small, slow-flow meters.A technical investigation was conducted by Office of Weights and Measures to develop testing equipment and Topics: Flow meters., Liquid fuels.
This training course has been prepared to serve as an aid to enlisted men of the regular Navy and the Naval Reserve who are preparing for advancement to the rate of Engineman 3. The first chapter of this training course contains information concerning the general scope of the Engineman rating and the duties and responsibilities of the Engineman 3. Sources of additional information and helpful hints on how to use this course are also provided in chapter 1. The remainder of this training course... Topics: NAVPERS, engines, fuels, refrigeration
The burning of fossil fuels pollute the environment in many ways, including contributing to the greenhouse effect and producing harmful by-products that are dangerous to our health. One of these side effects, which causes the majority of the damage to the ecosystem, is acid rain. Topics: fossil fuels, acid rain
Remarks Prepared by Rear Admiral Hyman G. Rickover, USN Chief, Naval Reactors Branch Division of Reactor Development U.S. Atomic Energy Commission and Assistant Chief of the Bureau of Ships for Nuclear Propulsion Navy Department For Delivery at a Banquet of the Annual Scientific Assembly of the Minnesota State Medical Association St. Paul, Minnesota May 14, 1957 We live in what historians may some day call the Fossil Fuel Age. Today coal, oil, and natural gas supply 93% of the world's energy;... Topic: Fossil Fuels Future